PS Amazing Cauliflower Taco "Meat"

Chef:  Chuck Underwood
Makes:  4-6 Servings
Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time:  45 minutes
Total Time:  1 hour




  • 1 small head cauliflower
  • 4 oz fresh mushrooms
  • 1 c walnuts
  • 2 T soy sauce
  • 2 T chili powder
  • 2 t ground cumin
  • 1 t smoked paprika
  • ½ t garlic powder
  • ½ t onion powder
  • ¼ t ground pepper
  • ¼ t salt (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Lightly pulse the mushrooms in a food processor until you have a rice like consistency
  3. Now pulse (or chop) the walnuts to the same consistency and mix in a large bowl
  4. Remove the core and leaves of your cauliflower and cut into small pieces
  5. Pulse the cauliflower to the same consistency and add to bowl
  6. Stir in soy sauce and mix
  7. Stir in spices and mix well, making sure everything is mixed thoroughly
  8. Spread mixture onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes
  9. Stir lightly and continue baking for an additional 10-15 minutes


Garnish with lettuce, tomatoes, jalapenos, or avocado.  My Green Chile Sour Cream goes very well with these tacos as does my Taco Bell Fire Sauce.

Relying on his Southern Heritage, Chuck creates those yummy comfort foods "Plant Rich Style"!  Connect Chuck Underwood at: